Bob Brown

Bob is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute’s mid-career course.

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Out of the depths

Movie | Divine intervention saves one life and changes others in well-acted faith film Breakthrough
by Bob Brown
Posted 4/23/19, 02:16 pm

“Why do you think God chooses to save some and not others?” It’s an honest question, but not one a Christian middle-school teacher, even if recently widowed, should throw in the face of a boy who miraculously revived after falling into an icy lake and having no pulse for an hour. This candid confrontation is one of many elements that make the new film Breakthrough—dare I say it?—a breakthrough for the faith-film genre.

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A time to embrace

Movie | Historical drama The Best of Enemies shows the transforming value of time spent together
by Bob Brown
Posted 4/05/19, 04:17 pm

It’s so simple yet so marvelous: Spending time with someone can radically change your opinion of him or her—for the better! The new film The Best of Enemies is based on the true story of C.P. Ellis, a Ku Klux Klan chapter president, and Ann Atwater, an African American community organizer, who couldn’t stand each other until they sat down together.

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Stepping away from evil

Movie | Unplanned recounts an activist's journey out of the abortion industry
by Bob Brown
Posted 3/28/19, 03:37 pm

The new movie Unplanned, based on the 2010 book by the same name, tells the gripping tale of former Planned Parenthood (PPFA) director Abby Johnson’s pro-life conversion. Although some of its elements don’t sit right, the film exposes anew the foul practices of the nation’s leading abortion business.

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